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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1988

Nominee
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Allen Daviau
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Norman Reynolds
Harry Cordwell
Best Costume Design
Bob Ringwood
Best Sound
Robert Knudson
Don Digirolamo
John Boyd
Tony Dawe
Best Film Editing
Michael Kahn
Best Music, Original Score
John Williams

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
John Williams

BAFTA Awards 1989

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Allen Daviau
Best Score
John Williams
Best Sound
Charles L. Campbell
Louis L. Edemann
Robert Knudson
Tony Dawe
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Tom Stoppard
Best Costume Design
Bob Ringwood
Best Production Design
Norman Reynolds

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1988

Winner
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Allen Daviau

Christopher Awards 1987

Winner
Christopher Award
Best Picture
Robert Shapiro (producer)
Steven Spielberg (producer)
Kathleen Kennedy (producer)
Frank Marshall (producer)

David di Donatello Awards 1988

Nominee
David
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Steven Spielberg

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg

GoldSpirit Awards 2014

Winner
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Edition of an Existing Score
John Williams
La-La Land Records
for 'Empire of the Sun (La-La Land)'

Grammy Awards 1989

Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television
John Williams

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2015

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Re-Release or Re-Recording
John Williams (music)
Michael Matessino (album producer, liner notes)
Jim Titus (album art direction)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1987

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Director
Steven Spielberg

National Board of Review, USA 1987

Winner
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Top Ten Films
Winner
Special Citation
Outstanding Juvenile Performance
Christian Bale

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1987

Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Allen Daviau

Young Artist Awards 1989

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best Family Motion Picture - Drama
Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Christian Bale

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